Do hens stop laying after 1 year?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Maryallison77, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. Maryallison77

    Maryallison77 Songster

    Jul 18, 2008
    Fountain, Florida
    SO I am slightly concerned about this. Someone said that layers stop laying after 1 year. Is that true? [​IMG]

    Thanks, MARY
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    No, they don't stop laying. Most go through a molt about that time but after their molt they'll continue to lay although most never lay as many eggs as they do their first year.

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